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SWS III Children's Services Investigation, Assessment & Treatment

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: This position is the supervisor for Child Protective Services. The primary purpose of this position is the supervision of employees who complete investigative and family assessments. This includes monitoring and auditing the work of children services staff for compliance with standards/policies/procedures; distribution of workload to ensure standards are met and identifying staffing needs. Job responsibilities also include the consultation, planning and review of intakes and court-involved cases; preparing statistical and budget data to submit for state surveys and the fiscal year budget; and any other duties as assigned. This supervisor rotates on-call duties with other children services supervisors. This position is classified as exempt.

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ABILITIES: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities- Knowledge of methods and principles of casework supervision and training. Considerable knowledge of social work principles, techniques and practices and their application to specific casework and community problems. Considerable knowledge of behavioral and socioeconomic problems and their treatment and governmental and private organizations and community resources. Considerable knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies which govern social work programs. Ability to supervise, train, and orient lower-level social workers, students, interns, or other staff. Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely and to plan and execute work effectively.

MINIMUM EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: - Master's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and two years of directly related experience; or a bachelor's degree in social work from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a master's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and three years of directly related experience; or a bachelor's degree in a human services field from an appropriately accredited institution and four years of directly related experience; or a bachelor's degree from an appropriately accredited institution and five years of directly related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

A NC Driver's License is required.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: OPEN UNTIL FILLED.